Aerospace

Moog

CMM fixture costs cut tenfold thanks to 3D printing When a major defence manufacturer wanted to begin producing a bespoke co-ordinate measuring machine (CMM) fixture for each machined part it produced, it turned to SYS systems. SYS sells and supports the full Stratasys 3D-printing portfolio and, together with the customer, helped identify the Fortus 380,…

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UAV Solutions

UAV Solutions specialises in UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) and UAV control systems. This video shows how UAV have incorporated 3D printing into not just the prototyping stage, but also into manufacturing. According to company CEO Bill Davidson, when the company bought their first Stratasys Dimension 1200es 3D Printer, they thought that it was an impressive…

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Leptron

Leptron is a leader in remotely piloted helicopters focusing on law enforcement, military and civilian uses. They use Direct Digital Manufacturing to make end-use parts. Leptron’s RDASS 4 is a unique unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that weighs only five pounds and can be in the air in five minutes’ notice. Its four battery-powered electric motors…

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Kelly Manufacturing Company

Kelly Manufacturing Company (KMC) manufactures the R.C. Allen line of aircraft instruments and is the world’s largest manufacturer of general aviation instruments. Direct Digital Manufacturing Reduces Instrument Part Cost 5% and Lead Time 93% “The lead time for 500 units has been shortened to three days. In the aircraft world, that’s quick for certified production…

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